[fpc-pascal]Re: How to convert between double and extended? (Mattias Gaertner)

Florian Klaempfl F.Klaempfl at gmx.de
Sun Aug 15 12:27:10 CEST 2004

Mattias Gaertner wrote:
>>I suggest to reverse the byte at the PPC side, and to "stream" the  
>>doubles to the i386 box, and to assign the double there to an extended  
>>variable. In this case there is no need for a special conversion  
>>routine between double and extended since this is handled by the math  
>>co-processor automatically.
> The problem is a binary stream format coming from the i386 object pascal
> world, using extended and single, but no doubles. So I must be able to
> create and read i386 10 bytes extended. It's ok to loose some precision.

Shall I write some code?

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